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Long-Term Care

Long-term care facilities throughout the country often lack adequate IPC knowledge and resources. Nurses can affect positive change for these facilities in their own communities with the necessary implementation tools.

Long-Term Care Basics

IPC Program Implementation Guide & Tool Kit from MSF
Infection Control for Nursing Homes
Infection Control Assessment Tool
Long-Term Care Infection Control FAQs
Success Stories


Nursing Home COVID-19 Infection Control Assessment Response (ICAR) Tool Non-Facilitator Guide
Nursing Home COVID-19 Infection Control Assessment and Response (ICAR) Tool Facilitator Guide
Applying COVID-19 Infection Prevention and Control Strategies in Nursing Homes
Vaccination in Long-Term Care
Post-Vaccine Considerations for Residents
Keep COVID-19 Out
Clean Hands: Combat COVID-19
Closely Monitor Residents for COVID-19
Use Personal Protective Equipment Correctly for COVID-19
Sparkling Surfaces: Stop COVID-19’s Spread

The Project Firstline program is a national training collaborative led by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in partnership with ANA and the American Academy of Pediatrics, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit entity.

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Project Firstline is a national collaborative led by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to provide infection control training and education to frontline health care workers and public health personnel. ANA is proud to partner with Project Firstline, as supported through Cooperative Agreement CDC-RFA-OT18-1802. CDC is an agency within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The contents of this webpage do not necessarily represent the policies of CDC or HHS and should not be considered an endorsement by the Federal Government.

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